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Commodity Manager

Kelly Services
Westminster, CO 80036
**Commodity Manager - Electro-Mechanical (Remote)**


$120,000 to $160,000 Annually (12% Bonus Eligible)


**Job Summary:**

The Global Electro-Mechanical Commodity Management Manager is a key hands-on leadership position responsible for all aspects of Commodity Management activities. The Manager will have direct commodity responsibility as well as managing and driving team directives, including:


+ Ensuring continuity of supply for TNL factories and Contract Manufacturers to meet the scheduled requirements and ensure support for upsides in demand.

+ Driving cost reduction with the supply base to meet quarterly and annual targets. Tracking and validating savings flow thru and preparing and presenting results to executive management.

+ Supporting Development and NPI teams across Business Units to ensure Ramp Readiness SC contingency plans in place to support production ramp.

+ Developing and nurturing key supplier relationships on an executive level, including managing executive reviews and scorecard cadence.

+ Drive supplier performance and improvements through Score Card cadence, and continuous improvement initiatives.


**Primary Duties/Responsibilities:**


+ Develop and implement Commodity Strategies that provide BIC SC, cost and quality for the required performance.

+ Negotiate supplier pricing agreements and contracts, including Supply Agreements, LTAs, VMI, Buffer, Material Float, Development.

+ Drive supplier performance via QDRC cadence.

+ Maintain subject matter expert skillset regarding supply base, trends, and market conditions.

+ Identify and evaluate new suppliers to support future technical, and capacity requirements, and optimize total cost.

+ Ensure supply chain flexibility, identify potential risks to production and implement contingency support plans including die banks, buffer stock agreements, and VMI programs.

+ Monitor the financial stability of the assigned supply base, identify potential risks and develop contingency plans to ensure uninterrupted continuity of supply.

+ Drive cost reductions through negotiations, global leverage opportunities, multi-sourcing, LCR strategies, design optimization, and yield improvements.

+ Support Other Commodity Managers with tasks such as: Negotiations, Data Analytics and expedites.


**Key Skill Set Requirements:**

Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience managing all aspects of Purchasing and Supply Chain, minimum of 5 years in management.


Strong experience in all aspects of material and purchasing management with an emphasis on the following key areas:


+ Background and direct experience in Operations, Direct Procurement, and Commodity Management supporting PLC from NPI, through production ramp and EOL.

+ Technical background in Plastic Injection Molding, Castings, Mechanical Commodities, Batteries, and Interconnect including Blue Print reading and understanding GD&T tolerance, etc.

+ Subject Matter Expert skills with Microsoft Office: Power user of Excel, Google Sheets, Smart sheet and must be proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Project Management scheduling software.

+ Articulate written and verbal communication skills, with experience presenting cross-functionally and to all levels of management, both internally and to suppliers.

+ Strong team-building skills with experience working with Design Engineering, Operations, Finance, and other groups in a multinational organization.

+ Strong negotiation skills with a demonstrated history of cost reduction results utilizing negotiations, reverse auctions, specification optimization, global leveraging, and yield improvement initiatives.

+ Demonstrated problem solving and mentoring skills including setting timelines and diligent follow-up to resolve problems and meet product operations requirements.

+ Working knowledge of Quality Methods Associated with Designs of Experiments, Gauge R&R, Process Capability, and Statistical Process Control.


**Education / Experience:**


+ BSEE/BSME or BS/BA Business with technical experience.

+ CPM and/or CPIM certification and strong knowledge of MRP.

+ Minimum 10 + years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement area.

+ Minimum 5+ years of experience in Management.


**Other Requirements:**


+ Ability to travel on short notice


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-10-03

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